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Michael Jackson No. 1 on Forbes' Top-Earning Dead Celebrities
Date: Monday, October 25, 2010 @ 14:07:25 UTC

Michael Jackson's sudden death sparked an outpouring of grief around the world, but fans also opened their wallets to make him this year's top-earning dead celebrity with $275 million, Forbes said. Jackson raked in more than the combined total of the other 12 celebrities on the list. He was ranked third on last year's list with $90 million. Elvis Presley came in second, earning $60 million from admissions to his former home, Graceland, which is now a museum and tourist attraction in Memphis, Tennessee, a Cirque de Soleil show and more than 200 licensing and merchandise deals. Complete Article







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